Advance #BornGlobal S2 Ep2: Professor Gaye Sculthorpe

In this podcast series, Season 2 shines a spotlight on the outstanding finalists and awardees from the Global Australian Awards 2022, who are making a substantial impact around the world. These inspiring GameChangers generously share the story of their international career journey with us, the highlights and challenges, and what motivates them in their work. We celebrate their optimism, creativity and resourcefulness to succeed across the globe.

Season 1 of the #BornGlobal GameChanger podcast series celebrates the GameChangers from our 2021 Awards, who are also incredibly inspiring individuals! We hope you enjoy listening to the stories of these remarkable global Australians.

In this episode, you will meet Professor Gaye Sculthorpe, Global Impact Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022.

Professor Gaye Sculthorpe is a Palawa woman from Tasmania who has become an international steward of Australia’s Indigenous cultural heritage. As curator and Head of Oceania at The British Museum in London for the nine years prior to 2022, Professor Sculthorpe has collaborated internationally on a series of key research projects tracking down Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural materials held in British, Irish and French museums. 

Hear how Prof Sculthorpe’s moment of holding an artefact made by one of her ancestors made a profound impact on her and how that continues to inspire her to provide that connection for others.  Prof Sculthorpe also shares what’s next in her work and provides sound advice to those considering a similar career.

Learn more about Prof Sculthorpe in her 2022 Gamechanger profile here > Prof Gaye Sculthorpe

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